Anxiety & Stress

List of herbs that can help with anxiety and stress relief

13 Most Popular Smoking Herbs

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When most people think about popular smoking herbs, tobacco and cannabis are usually the first things that come to mind. However, there are many other herbs – a surprisingly large array – that can also be smoked as herbal cigarettes. You might want to look into smoking herbs for the following reasons: To replace normal …

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Lavender

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Lavender is a popular herb that can be mixed with other herbs or smoked on its own. It’s characteristic smell, taste and anti-anxiety properties makes it popular in herbal smoking blends. Overview Lavender is a genus of 47 flowering herbaceous plants — some of which only grow to be nine inches tall, while others are …

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Mugwort – Popular Smoking Herb

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The dried mugwort plant gives its users colorful dreams and helps with memory. It’s commonly added to smoking blends because its thick, white, low-odor smoke is soothing and smooth. When brewed into a tea it’s good for digestion, cures constipation and diarrhea, and helps relieve headaches.

Red Lotus

Red lotus flowers

Overview Nymphaea pubescens is a type of flowering aquatic plant that is found in most of Asia, and some parts of Africa. Itgrows happily near abundant water sources, like most types of lotus plants, and can even be grown indoors underthe right circumstances. The Nymphaea Lotus is common as an ornamental plant, grown to the …

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Lobelia inflata

Lobelia inflata

Be aware that Lobelia Inflata is toxic and must be consumed carefully under the care of a medical practitioner. Overview The lobelia inflata is a tall, fuzzy-stemmed plant that grows native through the southeastern portion of Canada, down the east coast, and all the way into Alabama. Native Americans and 19th century doctors used the …

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12 Popular Hemp Flowers for Anxiety & Pain Relief

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Hemp flowers are usually praised for their ability to relieve all sorts of pain; back pain, spasm, neuropathic & inflammatory pain, etc. They can also have uplifting effects as well as relaxation properties. It’s not as potent as cannabis, because of the low amount of THC these flowers contain, but it may be just be the next best legal thing.

Skullcap

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Scullcap is a relaxing, sedative herb that’s occasionally used as a cheap alternative to marijuana. It has a pronounced, tingly body high and smells like marijuana when burned. It’s also useful for reducing anxiety and fighting insomnia.

Blue Lotus – The Exotic Relaxant

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The dried flowers of the blue lotus plant are smoked or steeped in a tea in order to give the user a sense of peaceful relaxation. Blue Lotus is noted for its calming euphoria, aphrodisiac qualities, and sedation.

Catnip

Catnip leaves

Catnip, like many other members of the mint family, can be brewed into teas that help digestion and reduce discomfort. The herb also works as a slight sedative, providing a sense of calm and relaxed tranquility.